I’m a slacker, I suppose. No “This Week in Shakespeare” podcast this week. Yesterday, the plan had been to fly back to LA from Akron, Ohio via Chicago, IL, with enough time to regroup, relax, rehearse (I’m in a new play, Mister Roberts!), and record that podcast. Well, the travel gods were not with me on that. Flight delayed, schedule rerouted through Charlotte, NC, with not enough time.
But, tomorrow, I’ve got a couple of announcements, and Thursday, I’ll review the Macbeth I saw in Cleveland!
OK, so March is kaput. And so is our March Madness-inspired #BardMadness. First, there were 36, then 16, then 8, then four. Then going into the weekend, we had it down to Romeo and Juliet and Much Ado About Nothing.
It’s March (for two more days) and time for Madness. But here at the Bill / Shakespeare Project, it’s not about the round ball, but about the grand Bard (of Avon, that is!). We’re through our Final Four round and on to the championship:
Greetings from the Popular Culture Association conference in Indianapolis. Tomorrow, I deliver my Westworld/Shakespeare paper. Today, I get to see some great papers delivered… highlights thus far: “Metaphysical Sherlock,” “Precarity, Emotional Labor, and Sex Work in HBO’s The Deuce,” and “Black Maeve and White Dolores of HBO’s Westworld: Battered and Abused Heroines’ Journey Toward an Elusive Freedom and the Audiences that Love Them.”
There are over 3000 attendees. I’m exhausted and hungry (thus skipping the Harry Potter session)…
It’s March and time for Madness. But here at the Bill / Shakespeare Project, it’s not about the round ball, but about the grand Bard (of Avon, that is!). We’re through our Elite Eight round and on to Round Three, which means the Final Four: